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The Ecclesiastical Law Handbook

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ISBN13: 9780421577206
ISBN: 0421577207
Published: July 1997
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print

The Ecclesiastical Law Handbook provides a comprehensive review of ecclesiastical law in the light of the overhaul of the system proposed by the Turnbull Report. In addition, the ordination of women, proposed alterations to the legal status of the beneficed clergy, and the increased involvement of the secular courts in the affairs of the Church, ensure publication of this authoritative reference work comes at a time of profound change to ecclesiastical law.

  • Comprehensive text dealing with all aspects of ecclesiastical law
  • Covers the massive changes now occurring in the Church of England
  • Looks ahead to how the Church of England may develop in the years to come.

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Ecclesiastical Law
Sources of ecclesiastical law and legislative structure of the Church. The administrative structure of the Church. The parish. Benefices. Non-parochial units. Ecclesiastical persons. Church property. Doctrine and worship. Sacraments and offices. Ritual, ceremonial, ornaments, decorations and furnishings. Ecclesiastical jurisdiction. Education. Blasphemy. The wider Anglican communion and ecumenical relations.